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The number of parts tested per hour (throughput) is a major challenge facing production and test engineers. Multiple parts are often connected to a common test port using a manifold in the attempt to... (View Full Article)
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The number of parts tested per hour (throughput) is a major challenge facing production and test engineers. Multiple parts are often connected to a common test port using a manifold in the attempt to... (View Full Article)
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This Application Note discusses two different volumetric flow rate equations and their limitations. The note also cites a recent study done by a car radiator manufacturer that reaffirmed the 4 cc/min... (View Full Article)
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Coming up with ways to quickly connect products to test instruments and still maintain leak-tight seals is a common challenge facing test engineers.... (View Full Article)
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When conducting multiple tests using different test pressures, operators face the problem of constantly adjusting manual air pressure regulator.... (View Full Article)
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Production and test engineers often know the leak rate of product in bubbles per minute, but do not have an accurate way to convert bubbles to more universal ? ow numbers such as cubic centimeters per... (View Full Article)
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When using test instruments with automated machines, it is often necessary to place the tester as close as possible to the test head or to run pressure tubing to the measuring instrument.... (View Full Article)
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Temperature effects are a significant consideration while testing for leaks using pressure or flow measurement techniques. There are two sources of temperature effects; adiabatic, the effect of... (View Full Article)
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Manufacturers of solid-state pressure transducers face a demanding task when testing this kind of electro-mechanical product. The test typically must measure the transducer output in millivolts at a... (View Full Article)
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A variety of products must be leak tested by subjecting them to vacuum (negative pressure).... (View Full Article)
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Products such as one-way valves are often built to open at a certain pressure. Product and test engineers need to know at what pressure the valve starts to open (cracking pressure) and if the valve... (View Full Article)
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Products such as catheter balloons, one-way valves, and pressure relief devices often need to be tested to determine or verify the exact pressure at which the product either opens by design or... (View Full Article)
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Marshall Gas Controls in San Marcos, Texas, a division of the S.H. Leggitt Co., is a high-volume manufacturer of high-pressure and adjustable liquid propane gas regulators, hose assemblies and... (View Full Article)
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International Truck and Engine Corp. produces commercial trucks, mid-range diesel engines, school buses, chassis for motor homes and step vans, and diesel engines for the pickup truck, van and SUV... (View Full Article)
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Manufacturers of multi-lumen catheters face a demanding task when testing them. The test typically checks each lumen in the catheter to make certain nothing leaks. Each passageway must also be tested... (View Full Article)
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In certain manufacturing situations, it may be desirable, or necessary, to automatically collect the information produced during product testing such as total parts tested, number of failures, and... (View Full Article)
(Product and Material Testing)
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Products such as one-way valves are often designed to open at a certain pressure. Production and test engineers need to know at precisely what pressure the valve starts to open (cracking pressure... (View Full Article)
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Must quality engineers and production managers always be at odds? The former seeks perfection while the latter pushes for greater throughput. With the latest improvements in leak detection devices,... (View Full Article)
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Drug delivery devices typically have an inlet and outlet port, a ?ow restrictor, and a valve to bypass the restrictor. Makers and suppliers of these devices must ensure correct operation and... (View Full Article)
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Manufacturers face a demanding task when testing products that have multiple parts or multiple cavities. The test typically must check each part or pathway to make certain nothing leaks.... (View Full Article)
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Ongoing hardware, software and networking advances in low-cost, general-purpose computing platforms have opened the door for powerful, highly usable, integrated test platforms for demanding industrial... (View Full Article)
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One of the most challenging tasks facing production and test engineers is how to quickly detect leaks in products that have a large volume (typically greater than 1 liter).... (View Full Article)
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Products frequently need to be evaluated for correct ?ow rate to ensure the passage of air through devices being tested.... (View Full Article)
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Many devices are constructed with passages that must remain open if the product is to function normally when used. During the manufacturing process, it is sometimes possible to inadvertently create a... (View Full Article)
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High-pressure air is frequently required to operate external clamping devices used to seal the product under test. In other situations, high pressure air is used to in? ate the product itself.... (View Full Article)
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Test and production engineers are often faced with the task of detecting leaks in products quickly, accurately, and inexpensively.... (View Full Article)
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Names can be confusing. Some of the names for leak test methods or test types have their roots in certain industries. When we refer to these leak tests, we are really referring to what we are testing... (View Full Article)